Mike Bianco is the head coach of the Ole Miss baseball team. A graduate of LSU, he joined Ole Miss in 2000 and has been instrumental in making the Diamond Rebels a mainstay on the national collegiate baseball scene.
Heading into the 2010, Bianco had a record of 365-203-1 in nine seasons as Ole Miss' coach. For more about his tenure from Ole Miss Sports Information, click here.
While many of the former Rebels will be looking to have a good time and re-connect with former teammates, one in particular will have a bit more in mind.
Today’s print edition of the Oxford EAGLE featured an article from the perspective of Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco regarding the new BBCOR bats that are being mandated by the NCAA. (more…) (February 2, 2011)
But, according to Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco, the powers that be are doing just that to college baseball with the implementation of the new BBCOR bats that more closely resemble characteristics of wooden bats. (February 2, 2011, Page 6)
The Ole Miss baseball program has received good news stemming from Matt Snyder’s visit with the esteemed Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday. (more…) (February 1, 2011)
Swinging the new BBCOR (ball-bat coefficient of restitution) bats that have been implemented by the NCAA for the 2011 season, the Ole Miss baseball squad officially got started on the practice field on Friday.
On Saturday and Sunday, it was the pitching staff that appeared to get the best of the batters in two intrasquad scrimmages as a total of 10 runs were scored during the two games. (January 31, 2011, Page 6)
It’s been a long time coming and on Feb. 5, Ole Miss baseball fans will get a chance to see some former Rebels up close one more time when Oxford-University Stadium plays host to the program’s first Alumni Game. (more…) (January 28, 2011, Page 7A)
The gang is getting back together. The official roster for Ole Miss’ alumni game, set to take place on Feb. 5 at Oxford-University Stadium, is starting to take form. (more…) (January 18, 2011)
On Monday the Ole Miss baseball program announced it plans to host the first-ever alumni game under head coach Mike Bianco.
The game is set for Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. and will be played at Oxford-University Stadium. The game is expected to feature current pros such as Chris Coghlan, Matt Tolbert, Lance Lynn and Drew Pomeranz facing off against the 2011 Rebels.
Tickets are $5 for general admission with the proceeds going the Ernie LaBarge Bullpen Club and can be purchased at OleMissAlumni.com/Events.
For more information contact Ole Miss Director of Baseball Operations Fuller Smith at (662) 915-7795. (December 14, 2010, Page 9)